Long Beach Yokoji-Zen
With 66 shows in the can, tonight’s 67th marks the one-year anniversary for Swoop’s World Radio. On December 9, 2009 Swoop and Peter launched Swoop’s World Radio on the BlogTalk Radio Network with the goal of tapping into the arts, culture, politics and lifestyle of Long Beach and Southern California.
The Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center will launch a regular Zen meditation program in Long Beach. The first meeting is planned for Saturday, April 10 in the East Village.
Starting at 8 a.m. there will be basic meditation instruction, followed by meditation until 9 a.m.
This Thursday, Charles Tenshin Fletcher, Roshi, the abbot of Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center (YZMC), will discuss Zen practice at a free public talk at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach. YZMC is planning to open a Zen center in Long Beach to offer resources to those who are interested in meditation and Buddhism.
Kanzeon watches over the Yokoji Zen Center
There aren’t a lot of local resources for residents who are interested in learning meditation and Buddhism. Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center (YZMC) plans to change that by opening a Zen center in Long Beach.